Closing Spaces Incidents Archive

  • Fayose foils DSS Plan to arrest Apostle Suleman in...

    Incident Date: 25th January, 2017

    Security Operatives of the Department of State Services attempted to arrest the founder of Omega...

  • Police deny alleged killing of IPOB members

    Incident Date: 20th January, 2017

    On January 20, 2017, 63 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who embarked...

  • Police raid Premium Times head office; arrest publisher, journalist

    Incident Date: 19th January, 2017

    Police officers raided the office of Premium Times at Abuja, arresting the Publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi...

  • LAUTECH Students Occupy Oyo State Governor’s Office to seek...

    Incident Date: 13th January, 2017

    Students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) embarked on a protest march to the...

  • Pro-govt protesters clash over N300m houses for Oshiomole.

    Pro-government supporters and Civil Society Organizations in Edo State clashed in Edo state over the...

  • Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore arrested

    Incident Date: 11th January, 2017

    Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore was briefly detained by the Lagos Police Command following an...

  • Journalist arrested allegedly on orders of Akwa Ibom Deputy...

    Incident Date: 5th January, 2017

    Journalist and Newspaper Publisher, Nsibiet John was arrested, detained and charged to court for alleged...

  • Police ban TuFace from protesting in Lagos.

    Incident Date: 2nd January, 2017

    The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr Fatai Owoseni banned popular hip-hop celebrity, Innocent Idibia popularly...

  • Activist spends Christmas in prison custody despite meeting bail...

    Incident Date: 25th December, 2016

    Imo state activist and national coordinator of the Imo Bilie Initiative for Social Justice, Aku...

  • PDP cries out over Mass arrest of its members.

    Incident Date: 8th December, 2016

    Ahead of the Rivers re-run election, operatives of the State Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) began...

  • DSS Operatives arrests news magazine publisher in Kogi

    Incident Date: 3rd December, 2016

    On the 3rd of December, Mr Friday Ogungbemi, Publisher of Policy and Lawmakers magazine was...

  • Gloria Ballason, Lawyer and Human rights activists

    Incident Date: 1st December, 2016

    Gloria Ballason, Lawyer and Human rights activists had her radio program ‘House of Justice’ that...